Suggested Listening June 28, 2019

Hi everyone, here are our lucky seven musical streaming* suggestions for the week.

And as the 4th of July is next week this week our listening suggestions are all of a patriot bent! Happy 4th of July!

(Click on the album cover to stream the album.)

1776 Original Broadway Cast (Genre: Musical):

The original Broadway cast features William Daniels as John Adams and Virginia Vestoff as Abigail Adams. Songs in the set include Yours, Yours, Yours, Is Anybody There?, Molasses to Rum, The Lees of Old Virginia and The Egg.

American Music Classics (Instrumental) by Patriotic Fathers (Genre: Folk, Instrumental, Ragtime):

Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home, When The Saints Go Marching In, Down By The Riverside, Maple Leaf Rag, Camptown Races and Yellow Rose of Texas.

America the Musical: 1776-1899 by Kindermusik International (Musical, Family, Audiobook):

Songs include America the Beautiful, Yankee Doodle, Erie Canal, Oh! Susannah, Follow The Drinking Gourd and This Is Your Land.

I Love A Parade by the Boston Pops Orchestra, John Williams conduction (Genre: Classical, Pop): 

Songs on the LP include Midway March, Seventy-Six Trombones, Washington Post March, Liberty Bell March, Strike Up The Band and Stars And Stripes Forever.

Patriotic USA – Old Time Radio Shows & Music by Various Artists (Radio Shows, Vintage Hollywood):

Songs in the collection include They Met The Boat by Gary Cooper, Cavalcade Of America by Orson Wells, New World A-coming: They Knew Lincoln by Radio Show Cast, Proudly We Hail by Radio Show Case, This Is My Country by Radio City Cast, Home on the Range by Patriotic Big Band & Chorus and I’m A Yankee Doodle Dandee by Patriotic Big Band and Chorus.

Songs Of The Civil War by Various Artists (Folk, Americana) 

Songs on the LP include Ashokan Farewell by Jay Unger & Molly Mason, No More Auction Block by Sweet Honey In The Rock, Dixie Land by United States Military Academy, Aura Lee by John Hartford, Rebel Soldier by Waylon Jennings and Battle Hymn Of The Republic by Judy Collins.

The Spirit of America: The Patriotic Music of John Phillip Sousa by John Phillip Sousa (Genre: Band Music): 

Songs on the album include Stars and Stripes Forever, Semper Fidelis, Hands Across the Sea, The Thunderer, Manhattan Beach March and High School Cadets.

The Top Hits of 1776 by John Townley (Vintage, Folk): 

Songs include The Lamplighter, The Hare Hunt, The Banks Of The Dee, Lovely Nan, Drink To Me With Thine Eyes and Batchelor’s Hall.

Videos of the Week:

The Lees of Old Virginia from the film 1776 (the singing starts about 1:57)

Sit Down John from the film 1776 (the singing start at about 1:10)

Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home by Patriotic Fathers

Maple Leaf Rag by Patriotic Fathers

Drill, Ye Tarriers, Drill! by Kindermusik International

Yankee Doodle by Kindermusik International

Seventy-Six Trombones by the Boston Pops

Strike Up The Band by the Boston Pops

The United States of America by Stan Freberg

You Are There: Philadelphia 1776 (Part 2) by Radio Show Cast

Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason

Aurora Lee by John Hartford & Friends

SOUSA The Liberty Bell – “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band

SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever – “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band

The Lamplighter by John Townley

Lovely Nan by John Townley

Have a great weekend!

Linda Reimer, SSCL


Print References

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits by Joel Whitburn

Online References


*Freegal is a free streaming music service available for free to library cardholders of all Southern Tier Library System member libraries. STLS member libraries include all the public libraries in Steuben, Chemung, Yates, Schuyler, and Allegany counties — including our own Southeast Steuben County Library.

You can download the Freegal music app to your mobile device or access the desktop version of the site by clicking on the following link:

*The Freegal service offers library card holders the option to download, and keep, three free songs per week and to stream three hours of commercial free music each day.

Tech Talk is a Southeast Steuben County Library blog.

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